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YOUTH PROGRAMS

The Wildflower Center’s youth classes and programs are great for kids that love to learn about nature and the outdoors. Our environmental education programs range from formal classes to summer camps and informal weekly “nature play” programs.

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January 2019

Who’s Been Here? Tracks, Scats & Signs

January 12, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Free With Admission
The owlets wait in the nest for their mother's return.

Learn to scope out a scene, investigate for signs of wildlife, use a field guide, and even get the scoop on poop with a lesson on (synthetic) scat.

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Winter Tree Fest

January 26, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Texas Arboretum sunrise winter tree fest

Celebrate trees in the Texas Arboretum with forts, climbing, walks with experts and more!

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February 2019

Botanical Art Drawing

February 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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$40
Young girl drawing in nature

Budding artists will learn drawing skills and color mixing and create botanical art inspired by a tour of the gardens.

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Children’s Book Fair

February 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Free With Admission
Lady Bird Johnson Reading to children

A literary adventure featuring children's authors and illustrators from Texas, favorite characters, story time, and bookworm-friendly activities.

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Austin Cave Festival

February 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Free
Family Caving, PHOTO Tanya Zastrow

This free, family-friendly event will feature hands-on activities, cave explorations, science and adventure presentations, live music, and more. Visitors will have the opportunity to visit two caves and see how water makes its way to the aquifer and Barton Springs, learn about animals that call Austin's caves home, try on caving gear, and learn how to protect and conserve Austin's water resources.

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Field Trips

The Wildflower Center is perfect for class and youth group field trips

Guided Tours

Guided tours are an ideal way to get the most of a Wildflower Center experience

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